2021 Jeep Wrangler on road vs Rubicon on mountain

Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon


Starting MSRP

Up to 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

Up to 17 mpg city/23 mpg highway
3.6L Pentastar® V6 with engine stop-start (ESS)

Standard Engine

3.6L Pentastar® V6 with engine stop-start (ESS)

Seating Material

Premium Cloth (standard) Leather (available)
Not Available

Heated Seats

Not Available

Apple Car Play/Android Auto


Are you having your own internal Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon debate? It’s understandable. There are fourteen fantastic Jeep Wrangler models, and any one of them would look great in your Olathe area driveway. The Wrangler Rubicon is a particularly popular model. But how does it hold up in a Wrangler Rubicon vs. Wrangler Sport comparison? Is it worth the upgrade? To help you choose, we’ve put together the detailed 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport vs. Rubicon comparison below.

2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon: Cost

We think that any one of the Wrangler models is a bargain. However, the Wrangler Rubicon is priced a little higher than the Wrangler Sport. This is to be expected since the Rubicon is an upgrade over the Sport with several additional features. Of course, you should check out our new vehicle specials for the best deals. Here’s the starting MSRP for each:

Rubicon vs. Wrangler Sport – Starting MSRP

  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport – $32,570
  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon – $43,265

2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon: Features

Both the Sport and the Rubicon are loaded with enough features to make your Overland Park commute more fun. But several more features become available when you upgrade to the Rubicon. Here’s a list of some of those features:

  • Heated seats
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • GPS antenna input
  • Integrated Center Stack Radio
  • Media Hub-2 USBs (both Charge-Only)
  • Remote USB Port – Charge Only
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hot Spot
  • HD™ Radio
  • Alpine® Premium Audio System
  • GPS Navigation
  • Power Windows, Front 1-Touch Down
  • Bright Interior Accents

2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport vs. Rubicon – Performance

Both the base model Wrangler Sport and the Wrangler Rubicon are equipped with the very efficient and high-performance 3.6L Pentastar® V6 with engine stop-start. So, both models offer the same performance specs:

Rubicon vs. Wrangler Sport – Combined EPA-Estimated Gas Mileage

  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport – 17 city / 23 highway mpg
  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon – 17 city / 23 highway mpg

Jeep Wrangler Sport vs. Rubicon – Towing Capacity

  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sport – 3,500 pounds
  • 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon – 3,500 pounds

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